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Semen Mountain 10 Days/9 Nights Trekking

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 10 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 10 people
Destination(s): Ethiopia  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking   National Parks  
Season: October - April
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 700 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 700 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival and Gonder. Arrive in Addis Ababa and after taking a rest fly to Gonder. O/N. Hotel.

Day 2: Royal Compound and Semen Park. A.M. visit Royal enclosure and Debre Birhan selassie Church P.M. Head to Semen mountain national park/Sankaber. O/N. Camping/Lodge.

Day 3: Sankaber - Geech (approx 6-8 hours). Trek Sankaber to Geech via Geech Abyss. On the way visit Jimbahir Fall. O/N. Camping.

Day 4: Geech (approx 3-5 hours). Acclimatization tour at Geech to different view points including Imetgogo, Saha and Kedadit. O/N. Camping.

Day 5: Trek to Chenek (approx 7-9 hours). Trek Geech to Chenek, enjoy with the surrounding scenery. Spot the two endemics-Gelada Baboon and Walia Ibex. O/N. Camping. (approx 8-9 hrs).

Day 6: Chenek - Ambikwo. Trek to Ambikwo through Giant Lobelia trees (endemic) to Chenek. Spot an endemic Walia Ibex. O/N. Camping.

Day 7: Summit - Ras Dashen (approx 8-10 hrs). Climb the Summit of Ras Dashen(4620m), the highest mountain in Ethiopia. Trek back. O/N. Ambikwo.

Day 8: Chenek. Following the same trekking route, trek back to Chenek. O/N. Camping.

Day 9: Drive to Gonder - Addis Ababa. Meet the vehicle and return back to Gonder. Catch pm. Flight to Addis Ababa.

Day 10: City tour & Departure. Make a city tour of Addis Ababa, time for shopping and depart after enjoying traditional live music.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.